Community development and other social action programs, Brazil, 1966 by Louis Miniclier

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Published by US AID in [Porto Alegre, Brazil .

Written in English

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  • Brazil.


  • Community development -- Brazil.,
  • Federal aid to community development -- Brazil.,
  • Housing -- Brazil.,
  • Church and social problems -- Brazil.,
  • Volunteer workers in community development -- Brazil.

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Book details

StatementLouis Miniclier.
LC ClassificationsHN290.Z9 C6525 1966
The Physical Object
Pagination59, [28] leaves :
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3066460M
LC Control Number82163557

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